The Department of Automobile Engineering was started in the year of 2012 as a part of the School of Engineering at VISTAS (NAAC “A” Grade accredited University). The Department has a dedicated team of highly qualified and experienced faculties in various streams of Automobile and Mechanical Engineering. The department offers a 4 year B.E. Automobile Engineering and a 2 year M.E. Automobile Engineering. The programmes offered by the department are approved by the UGC and AICTE. The Department has well qualified and experienced faculties in various disciplines such as Mechanical Engineering, Automobile Engineering, Internal Combustion Engines, Thermal Engineering, Energy, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, Computer Aided Design, etc. The department is equipped with contemporary equipments and instruments in spacious laboratories pertaining to Automotive Engine Components,, Automotive Chassis Components, Fluid Mechanics and Machinery,, Computer Aided Design and Drafting, Automotive Electrical & Electronics, Engine Performance and Emission Testing, Vehicle Maintenance and Reconditioning .
The Department has a library with a collection of various journals, magazines and books. The Department also maintains a close liaison with a number of Industries through Faculty Research and Collaborative Projects. Industrial training and identifying industry oriented problems for research are the special characteristics of the programmes offered by the department. Faculty members are continually publishing the results of their Research Work as Technical Papers in International and National Journals and Conferences. A student completing B.E in Automobile engineering will be able to work in R&D and Product Development as Product Engineer or he/she can pursue research in new automobile technology.